Sony works out a way to spoil VR
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 11:37

Sony works out a way to spoil VR

 
Everything is about adverts

Sony Interactive Entertainment has worked out how to destroy VR by inserting adverts.

VR headset damaged my eyes
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 11 June 2020 10:19

VR headset damaged my eyes


Developer worried

Software developer Danny Bittman tweeted about how he's convinced that his eyesight was damaged from wearing a VR headset for hours a day.

Let’s not get Physical, use Video, VR conferencing
Published in Mobiles


Analysis:
The age of always-connected, 5G and XR is now

Olivia Newton-John released her song Physical in 1981. March and April 2020 have been full  of news of the unfortunate COVID-19 around the world, but I wanted to point out that despite the desperation, this is a time for technology to thrive. Let’s not get physical to save lives and instead use connectivity Wi-Fi or 5G in an always-connected device is possible and in VR or AR.

Valve reveals Half-Life: Alyx system requirements
Published in Gaming


Only minimum requirements for now

Valve has now revealed its VR-only Half-Life: Alyx, a prequel to Half-Life 2 and developed on Valve's Source 2 engine, and today, we see its first system requirements, at least the minimum ones.

Valve officially reveals VR-only Half-Life: Alyx
Published in Gaming


A prequel to Half-Life 2

As expected, Valve has now officially announced Half-Life: Alyx, a VR-only game that is a prequel to Half-Life 2.

Microsoft working on a VR mat
Published in News
Monday, 07 October 2019 10:34

Microsoft working on a VR mat


If you have space

Microsoft might be working on a virtual reality mat to stop you walking into things while using your VR.

Apple gives up on VR and AR
Published in IoT
Friday, 12 July 2019 12:52

Apple gives up on VR and AR


Too hard

ThefFruity cargo-cult Apple has decided that augmented virtual reality is not going to be super, cool, and game-changing, and it has given up on the project.

VR: It's life, Jim, but not as we know it
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 23:09

VR: It's life, Jim, but not as we know it


Mike Magee Rave Catch the moment

I volunteered earlier this week to take part in an experiment conducted by Oxford University boffins. It was highly alarming. I won't give specific details because I think it is intended to help and not harm people.

Why isn't HTC distributing its new VR to the US?
Published in IoT


Trump’s China war causing problems

HTC is refusing to distribute its latest VR headset in the land of the fee and it is not quite clear why.

Lenovo releases new AR-and-VR system
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:06

Lenovo releases new AR-and-VR system


Targeted at business

Lenovo is launching a new AR-and-VR system targeted at businesses.